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Title Intensifying the fight against malaria : the World Bank's booster program for malaria control in Africa / AFTHD, Africa Region
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 133 pages) : color illustrations
Series Document of the World Bank
Document of the World Bank.
Contents The burden of malaria in Africa -- The Booster Program phase I -- Moving toward phase II : context and challenges -- Phase II -- Operational implications for the Bank
Summary The World Bank approaches malaria not only as a major public health issue but also as a broader development problem that costs Africa US12 billion a year and helps keep families and communities in poverty. In 2005, the World Bank reaffirmed its commitment to malaria control by launching the Booster Program for Malaria Control in Africa, a 10-year initiative that in its first three years committed over US470 million to malaria control on the continent. Focusing on a two-pronged approach of combining disease control interventions and health systems strengthening, the program has contributed sign
Notes "September 2008."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-121)
Subject Booster Program for Malaria Control in Africa.
Malaria -- Africa.
International Agencies.
Malaria -- prevention & control.
Form Electronic book
Author World Bank. Africa Regional Office.
LC no. 2008044661
ISBN 0821377582